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Grizzlies avenge loss to Hillgals

By: Journal Sports Staff
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The Golden Sierra High softball team pushed the winning run across in the bottom of the seventh inning Friday afternoon to edge Placer 6-5 in Garden Valley. The Grizzlies avenged a 3-1 loss to Placer earlier in the season thanks to a seven-hit attack that included triples from Sarah Rasmussen and Shelby Briones. Jordan Perry added two hits and three runs scored while Briones knocked in two runs for Golden Sierra (14-9) Placer senior Tia Wright was 3-for-3 with an RBI as the Hillgals collected 10 hits, but gave up five unearned runs. Brooke Swisley was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Morgan Taylor was 2-for-4. Melissa Scheller and Amanda Bond knocked in two runs each for Placer (9-15).